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Customer Review Summary for Nitro BMW-2WAY
Average Customer Rating is 4.1 out of 5 stars:
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3.9
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3.8
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4.3
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January 28, 2013 Good unit horrid instructions
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Mark from Midwest
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On the box it says only from the mind of a german. This proves to be true. It is a good unit. Solid remotes, even better both remotes are paging 2 way. Alot of reviewers are saying they cannot get the lock and unlock function wired up. You CANNOT tap off the positive wire for the unit. Check it with a volt meter youll see around 1.4 volts. Tap into another positive and theyll work perfect.

The instructions are pretty much what youd expect out of a cheaper alarm unit. Horrible!

The unit is one of the easiest to program Ive run across so thats a plus.

The trunk pop doesnt put out enough current to pop the trunk. Ill have to get a relay tomorrow.

As far as wiring, it was easy, once you figure out the quirks of the unit and decipher the diagram they give you. but for the price i can spend a little extra time.
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August 10, 2011 alarm on a samuri
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celticmum88 from las vegas nv
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Help. I have a 87 suzuki samuri and have this alam installed. i did not hook up the window and door wiring feature. the alarm was working great but suddenly started acting up. Turn the key off the engine remains running, aven after i go thru protocol. Also when I set the alarm there is a 15 sec delay then 3 horn chirps. Then the system unarms. I have tried everything to prevent but no luck. Any suggestions would be great. Thanks
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January 24, 2011 not to bad...so far
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duane from galloway ohio
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easy to install easy to program priced right.. this thing has crazy range i like the window roll up featcher. the only thing i cant figuer out is the door lock wiring its crazy i tryed it ever way i bought books cds talked to ppl about it its crazy it took me about a hour to install and four hours fooling with the door locks. since i bought my i have bought 2 more since then and installed them on a friends car and now im putting one on my sons car the one i bought for my sons car im sending back because the remote is not programed to the box.. i went throught it and programed it like it says in the book and still dont work..it's being replaced for free. i recomend this product to anyone any one can install it but for get about the door locks....
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July 19, 2006 Undecided
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Ray from Saginaw, MI
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Alright, So Far I've owned this Product for about 6hours... Im a Professional Installer, and the way this manual describes how to install it is just idiotic..also the door lock funtion is just horrible, Ive Spent 2 hours installing this alarm which a typical DEI takes only an hour and I still have yet to get the Door Locks to work correctly - (with/ or without a relay)on a positive note the intelligent arm/disarm is nice, awesome range and controllers, for the price cant complain...as long as nothing else goes wrong
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November 11, 2005 Nitro
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Ladarian from Tampa, FL
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This remote has madd crazy distance I live on the third floor of my apt and I can remote start my car from my room pointing out at the window. Nice sleek looking remote and easy to operate once you read the book. I only had this alarm for a couple of days but I havent had any problems yet.
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November 8, 2005 BMW Nitro Alarm
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Malcolm from Inglewood, CA
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I have had a few problems with the alarm. Though I love the remote design and features, some of the alarms functions are questionable. Headlights, side corners and dashboard lights blink repeatedly when the door is opened. The alarm is not sensitive enough. I could practically do anything to the car other than open the door before the alarm went off. The remote simply quit working one day. I had to remove the ground wire to stop the alarm from repeatdly sounding. I wonder if I just got a defective alarm or something... But i'm willing to give the Nitro one more shot.
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